A Victorian self-help guru who describes himself as an ‘experienced motivational speaker with a unique communication style’ is in custody after allegedly failing to self isolate on arrival into WA.
Premier Mark McGowan has confirmed WA will ‘crack on’ with plans for a quarantine centre at one of two sites proposed by Scott Morrison last night.
The "Sydneysider Scare" has prompted new restrictions in Wellington and a rush on testing, but so far there are no new cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand.
Discussions to establish a two-way travel bubble between Singapore and Australia are yet to officially begin, Singapore Airlines has revealed, amid fears it will be ‘rushed’ if talks don’t begin soon.
The latest global developments on the coronavirus at at 0935 AEST Friday June 25.
Queensland has recorded two new locally-acquired cases, but the state’s chief health officer says she is more concerned about the risk posed by Sydney’s outbreak.
Queensland has backdated its NSW hotspot declaration meaning anyone who has been in a Sydney hotspot since June 11 must abide by their lockdown rules. And if you’re not back in Queensland now, you may face hotel quarantine.
Hayden Johnson, Shiloh Payne
As the rate of COVID-19 vaccinations slows in the United States, President Joe Biden has urged Americans to get the jab.
Governments across the globe have been urged to endorse the international travel pass as airlines caution a challenging road lies ahead because of differing COVID requirements worldwide.
Queensland is confident it has a COVID-19 cluster in Brisbane under control, but authorities are on high alert in case the Sydney outbreak spreads north.
UK officials say they plan to allow fully vaccinated people to travel unrestricted to all countries except those with the highest COVID-19 risk.
Sarah Young and Guy Faulconbridge
If it all goes pear-shaped, and that is a real possibility, then the NSW Government will have hell to pay and Morrison will wear much of the secondary fallout.
Mark RileySeven News Political Editor
NSW has recorded 22 new local cases of COVID-19 as Premier issues stay-at-home orders for four areas of Sydney.
As states and territories respond to the Sydney COVID-19 outbreak, Scott Morrison says he has faith in the NSW government to handle it.
Health Minister Martin Foley has sought to reassure Victorians the latest local COVID-19 cases, linked to an outbreak in Sydney, are under control so far.
Benita Kolovos and Andi Yu
A draft WHO document predicts under the base case that 12 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses will be produced globally next year.
The NSW Premier has described the state’s latest outbreak as perhaps the scariest period since the pandemic began, as Queensland considers shutting the gate. VOTE IN OUR POLL
Jack McKay, Janelle Miles
After a tortuous tug of love, a man is finally set to be reunited with his dying father at a Gold Coast hospital.
Queenslanders are lagging behind the rest of the nation in getting fully vaccinated, with 10,000 overdue for their second dose.
The West Australian can reveal the PM has written to Premier Mark McGowan offering two airport sites for a purpose-built, 1000-bed COVID quarantine centre.
New South Wales's loss is Queenslanders’ gain as local tourism operators launch a marketing blitz to make up for lost bookings. SEE THE HOT DEALS
Jeremy Pierce, Cormac Pearson
The latest developments on the global spread of the coronavirus.
Queensland’s deputy premier has hit back at Scott Morrison’s offer to fund a proposed quarantine site near Brisbane airport, saying the site had already been ‘considered and ruled out’.
Madura McCormack, Hayden Johnson and Matthew Killoran
The latest snapshot of COVID-19 cases, measures and impacts in Australia at 1715 AEST on Wednesday, June 24, 2021.
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